5. Jan, 2017

Frohes Neujahr / Gelukkig Nieuwjaar / Bonne Année / Buon Anno / Feliz Año Nuevo

Photo taken after Violino Virtuoso Concert at Förderverein Alfred Schnittke Akademie (Hamburg Germany) on 22 October 2016, received by Kaori Hiyama (thank you again !). Left ; Naoko Matsui (Violinist), Right ; Kaori Hiyama (Pianist)

Happy New Year 2017 & Wish Your Excellent New Year 2017.

I was enjoying merry New Year's Holidays with approximately 60 minutes of fireworks from the window in the midnight of New Year's Day, at the same time of my unfinished journal tasks and preparations for my current and newly added concert programs to play and recent airplays of my concert recordings. Fortunately, I have already some of appointments to perform in this year since before ending the last year. 

The added new concert program are also in course of preparation to be performed, parallel to playing the recent program and both Violin Concertos by Niccolò Paganini with usual perfections. 

By the way, music charts made me being surprised in the New Year mood in Germany ; my recent concert recordings monopolyzed #1 ~ #3 in Top 100 N1M Charts "Classical in Germany" for the fourth time, from the first week of this year. Here are the links to listen them and also watch their video version ;


Johann Sebastian Bach : Doppelkonzert / Double Concert in d minor BWV1043 3rd Mvt.


Naoko Matsui and Giuseppe Arnaboldi, Violins

Fernando Romano, Conductor

Orfeo Stillo Orchestra


Video vers. ; Bach Doppel 3rd Mvt. / Audio vers. ; Bach Doppel 3rd Mvt.


Johann Sebastian Bach : Doppelkonzert / Double Concerto in d minor BWV 1043 2nd Mvt.


Naoko Matsui and Giuseppe Arnaboldi, Violins

Fernando Romano, Conductor

Orfeo Stillo Orchestra


Video vers. ; Bach Doppel 2nd Mvt. / Audio vers. ; Bach Doppel 2nd Mvt.


Niccolò Paganini : Capriccio / Caprice No. 17 in E-flat Major Op. 1


Naoko Matsui, Violin (unaccompanied solo)


Video vers. ; Paganini Op.1 No.17 / Audio vers. ; Paganini Op.1 No.17



Wish you will enjoy them.

As artist, it augers well that I also became #1 for The REVERBNATION Classical Charts in Hamburg and Berlin, #1 in N1M Classical Genre Charts for Hamburg and Berlin, and Global Rank #5 for N1M Classical at the beginning of this year.

And I also began Violin Concerto No. 3 by Niccolò Paganini since today, for the needs. As I always play Violin Concertos No. 1 and No. 2 by Paganini (I can play the whole movements of them immediately), I wish I can also play this graceful violin concerto as well as No. 1 and No. 2. There, preparation for another new violin concerto repertory ; Concerto No. 2 by Béla Bartók (since last month) isn't delayed yet.

I think also this holidays will be too short for me.